Results for: Plate-tectonics

Evidence of plate tectonics?

there are more evidences, but i know some. 1. Fossil Evidence: similar fossils are found on different parts of the world 2. Continents fit together like puzzle pieces: the (MORE)

Ano ang tectonic plate?

ang teorya ng tektonik plate ay ang pag kalat ng mga lupa sa bahagi ng pilipinas at ang mga dumi ng hayop ay nagbuobuo sa ganyon ng kakaroon tayo ng tinatawag na lindol at an (MORE)

How does the movement of tectonic plates occur?

The layer of the Earth called the mantle is continuously circulating like rice would in boiling water. This movement under the crust cause the plates to shift moving the plate (MORE)

What is a tectonic plate?

Tectonic plates are segments of the Earth's lithosphere, the hardrocky outer shell composed of the crust and the uppermost mantle.This shell is divided by lines of faults, rid (MORE)

How plate tectonics affect California?

They affect California because California is on a very big fault  line, the San Andreas fault line, separting the Northa American and  Pacific Plates, which means California (MORE)

What does the plate tectonics have to do with volcanoes?

Volcanoes are formed by any of three different geologic processes: The first one, which has little to nothing to do with plate tectonics, is the presence of a "hot spot". A (MORE)

What is the biggest tectonic plate in the world?

The Pacific Plate is the largest tectonic plate with an area of over 103 million square kilometers.
Thanks for the feedback!

What does plate tectonics cause?

Plate tectonics cause earthquakes, and volcanoes. When the plates move they built up stress and when the faults release the fault cause and earth quake. There are different ty (MORE)

Where are the tectonic plates?

plates that shift under the surface of the earth on lava referring to the theory of plate tectonics
Thanks for the feedback!

How does plate tectonics affect volcanoes?

Virtually all of the world's volcanoes are located at the boundaries between tectonic plates. It is most common to find volcanoes where an oceanic plate collides with a cont (MORE)